School of Effective Teaching #039 Common Core State Standards – Language Arts

In this episode, Dr. Brown discusses the CCSS for Language Arts and shows how the standards change over the 13 years a student is in the K-12 system.  More information about Common Core can be found at www.commoncore.org

School of Effective Teaching #038 Common Core, Part 1

In this episode, Dr. Brown introduces common core standards and explains why he thinks they are important.

School Of Effective Teaching #037 The Three R’s

 

In this episode, Dr. Brown discusses Dr. William Daggett’s three R’s – Rigor, Relevance and Relationships

School of Effective Teaching #036 – The Teacher as a Warm Demander

 

In this episode, Dr. Brown discusses the notion of the teacher as a warm demander.  This notion was explained in an article written by Elizabeth Bondy and Dorene Ross and published in Educational Leadership in September 2008.

Dr. Brown can be contacted via email at Joe@schoolofeffectiveteaching.com.

Dr. Brown’s has published an e-book.  It is available at many e-book retailers including Barnes and Noble and itunes.  the book is titled So, You Want to be a Middle School Teacher.

School of Effective Teaching #035 – Goin’ Old School with Maslow

 

In this episode, Dr. Brown talks about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and the importance of providing those needs for our students.

School of Effective Teaching #34 School Improvement

In this episode, Dr. Brown talks about the school improvement process. He challenges teachers to try this process. You can follow Dr. Brown on twitter at @DrJosephBrown1 . Check out his e-book So, You Want to Be a Middle School Teacher?

School of Effective Teaching # 32 – Discipline

In this episode,  Dr. Brown discusses student discipline and the power teachers have to influence and correct some issues. He also talks about social registers and the need to teach students about the social registers.

School Of Effective Teaching #031 Art Education

In this episode, Dr. Brown interviews Vanessa Smith, who is an art teacher. Vanessa discusses the importance of art education and how it helps students develop abstract thinking skills. Vanessa also discusses how art education can complement core curricular studies.

 

In the podcast Dr. Brown mentioned the Spinning Dancer.  Below is a link to that image via a Wikipedia site.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Spinning_Dancer

School of Effective Teaching# 030 – So, You Want to be a Middle School Teacher?

 

In this episode, Dr. Brown discusses his book, now available at various e-book retailers.  He also ties in a lesson for the classroom.

 

The book can be found at the following retailers.

Smashwords

Sony 

Barnes & Nobles 

Kobo 

Diesel  

Apple    Search for the book in the itunes store